Today's News

  • Glory to God — and me too?

    When I was a kid we used to listen to a record album of silly songs.
    One song went: “Glory, glory, hallelujah. Teacher hit me with a ruler. She bopped me on the bean with a rotten tangerine….”
    I can’t remember the rest. But even all these years later, whenever I hear the word “glory” that stupid song pops into my head. (And now it will pop into yours.)

  • Cynthiana Police Department

    Sept. 16 -- Aaron C. Newby, 20, was issued a warning on U.S. 27 South for speeding.
    Sept. 16 -- Mark O. Risinger, 49, was issued a warning on U.S. 27 South for speeding.
    Sept. 17 -- Michael D. Frazer, 19, was cited on U.S. 62 West for improper passing and no insurance.
    Sept. 17 -- Kayla D. Harris, 19, was cited on U.S. 27 South at Whitt Way for careless driving.
    Sept. 18 -- Robert N. Barkley, 21, was arrested on South Elmarch Avenue and charged with alcohol intoxication,

  • Harrison County Sheriff's Department

    Traffic Cases
    The following information from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office indicates drivers and/or owners whose vehicles were involved in accidents.

    Sept. 16 – At 5:13 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on US 27 North. James Davis Jr. was traveling on US 27 when a turkey came in the roadway and struck his windshield.
    Sept. 17 – At 5:11 p.m., a non-injury accident was reported on Judy Ridge Road. A vehicle owned by Johnathan Harney kicked out of gear while parked on a hill and struck a vehicle driven by Guy Truelove.

  • Community Calendar

    THURSDAY, Sept. 29
    Joint Book Group Meeting of the Historical and Women's Book Group on Thursday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. in the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library Annex. The book for discussion will be Unwise Passions by Crawford. Refreshments will be served.

    FRIDAY, Sept. 30

    SATURDAY, Oct. 1
    Tea Party Patriots Organizational Fund Raiser. Oct. 1 at 4 p.m. at Flat Run Park, Farmers Market Shelter on Oddville Ave. Live christian music will be provided by Tim Vance and The Josephine Flash.

  • Harrison County Circuit Court

    Judge Jay Delaney
    presiding Sept. 20, 2011
    David J. Foster vs. Kentucky Bank, motion hour; motion to withdraw granted, order entered.
    Kentucky Bank vs. William V. Unger III, motion hour; report approved.
    Kentucky Housing Corporation vs. Rene K. Roberts, motion hour; order entered.
    Trudy Sosbe vs. Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Agency, motion hour; motion to withdraw granted, order entered.
    R. Wayne McGee vs. Kyle McCarty, other hearing; deed executed.

  • Harrison County Family Court

    Judge Barbara Paul
    presiding Sept. 21, 2011
    Lynnette Miller-Jackson vs. Stephen R. Jackson, domestic; testimony taken, decree entered.
    John Morgan Riggs vs. Christina Ann Riggs, domestic; pass to be re-noticed.
    Angelynna Young vs. Anita Sue Hatfield, motion hour; motion passed to be properly certified.
    Bueford Cartetis McDonald vs. Tammy Catherine McDonald, motion hour; motion to transfer granted, transfer to Anderson Family Court, motion to establish passed to be re-noticed.

  • Harrison County’s payroll is over $1.8 million

    Salaries for the 91 employees on the payroll for Harrison County total $1,837,676.38. County salaries were obtained through an open records request for fiscal year 2010-11. Those salaries are as follows:
    Edwin M. Culbertson, $5,734.68;
    Bradley K. Vaughn, $27,459.41;
    Emery A. Fryman, $29,107.40;
    Donald T. Ware, $7,739.19;
    Thelma Campbell, $6,063.84;
    Polly C. Ware, $5,844.12;
    Dorothy Turner, $951.75;
    Susan A. Kendall, $5,841.85;
    Willard L. Turner, $54,575.80;
    Brenda L. Turner, $6,810.50;

  • Pay forward: Running errands for others

    Whether it is a trip to the grocery store or picking the dog up from the groomers, Carol’s Run-A-Bout Service  is willing to make the trip for those who are unable or too busy to get their errand list completed.
    A modern day nanny would not exactly describe Carol Prince’s business, more of a headache inhibitor or just simply call her someone who knows what it is like to need a helping hand.
    In April, Prince underwent a surgery that left her unable to drive and do the necessary chores around the house during her recovery.

  • Harrison County District Court

    Judge Charles W. Kuster Jr.
    presiding Sept. 19, 2011
    Estate of Steven Clint Garrison, probate hearing; order entered and bond approved.
    Estate of Rose K. Leonard, probate hearing; order entered and bond approved.
    Estate of Neal Marshall, probate hearing; order entered and bond approved.
    Estate of Thomas Wellman Owsley, probate hearing; order entered and bond approved.
    Carl and Grace Guy vs. Chris and Barbara Crawford, court trial; forcible detainer sustained.

  • Cummins-Cobbins plan October wedding

    Tyris, Alarra, Airsiah Cobbins, along with their grandmother, Vesta Cummins of Georgetown, announce the forthcoming marriage of their parents, Cartia Renee Cummins and Larry Denard Cobbins Jr., son of Vivian Benson and Larry Cobbins Sr. of Hattisburg, Miss.
    Cummins is a 2001 graduate of Harrison County High School. She is employed by a health care agency.
    Cobbins is a 1996 graduate of Hattisburg High School. He is employed by International Crankshaft in Georgetown, Ky.